Is writing your profession, hobby, or unfulfilled desire? The Gulf Coast Writers Association is a nationally recognized organization founded in 1986. Based on the Mississippi Coast, GCWA strives to provide opportunities and encouragement for all writers.From individuals who dream of writing their first story or poem, to experienced published authors, GCWA attracts members who share in the joy of the written word.
This past August was the first Annual Mississippi Book festival. It was a grand event, with author John Grisham officiating the opening ceremonies, book panel discussions on local book topics by MS authors, and a whole lot more! Next year's festival will be August 20, 2016. All of the panels were taped live for CSPAN. Visit their facebook page, also!
Founded by authors, The Magic Of Books has a single goal – To help promote reading and literacy. Upcoming conference will be held in Long Beach, MS on September 17th, 2016 with keynote speaker Stanley Isaacs, a Meet and Greet with your favorite authors for book signings and a reception, as well as writing workshops for all ages.
Great southern books, fresh off the vine! Okra Picks are freshly hand-picked for you by Southern Indie Booksellers. They grow books! Check out their website to read about the latest Okra picks or have a peek at the newest selection below.
Stop in and visit us at either location to pick up an Okra Pick book for yourself!